20090239591, Sep 24, 2009
RACHID M. ALAMEH - CRYSTAL LAKE IL,
GREG R. BLACK - VERNON HILLS IL,
DANIEL J. SADLER - GILBERT AZ,
MOTOROLA INC - LIBERTYVILLE IL
A wireless communication device () is disclosed. It can include: an electronic device () including a display (); a wearable device () including a first orientation detector () configured to detect a suitable display viewing orientation; and a controller () including a power saving module () coupled to the electronic device (), the controller () configured to control the operations of at least the display () in response to a suitable orientation detection. Advantageously, the wireless communication device () can provides a simple, portable, compact and robust power savings feature that can actuate a display when properly orientated for viewing by a user and not actuate the display when not suitably oriented.